I get up quick and roll blankets so snow does not get inside.
Maybe she make fun, too, so I say, 'Let me see thousand dollars.' And that woman, that young woman, all alone on the trail, there in the snow, she take out one thousand dollars, in greenbacks, and she put them in my hand.
"Missed!" shouted Dolokhov, and he lay helplessly, face downwards on the snow.
Pierre clutched his temples, and turning round went into the forest, trampling through the deep snow, and muttering incoherent words:
Since the on-coming of twilight he had opened his door again and again, though only to shut it immediately at seeing all distance veiled by the falling snow. But the last time he opened it the snow had ceased, and the clouds were parting here and there.
But the wet boots had at last suggested to Silas that the child had been walking on the snow, and this roused him from his entire oblivion of any ordinary means by which it could have entered or been brought into his house.
The snow was generally at least twenty inches in depth, and in many places much more: those who dismounted had to beat their way with toilsome steps.
Here they encamped upon the ice among stiffened willows, where they were obliged to beat down and clear away the snow to procure pasturage for their horses.
At last, when they had frosted one another all over with handfuls of snow
, Violet, after laughing heartily at little Peony's figure, was struck with a new idea.
was not deep that year, so that it was possible to walk anywhere, but still in places it was knee-deep and got into Nikita's boots.
. She spoke fretfully, but she still held the mirror before her face.
The dogs got nothing, though they watched with wistful mien from a distance, sitting up in the snow
, their tails curled around their paws.
There they were, running away into the night and the snow
, seeking to find shelter from the cold.
The flake of snow
grew larger and larger; and at last it was like a young lady, dressed in the finest white gauze, made of a million little flakes like stars.
The lofty mountains, their summits marked with a few patches of snow
, stood well separated from each other, the valleys being filled up with an immense thickness of stratified alluvium.